Annual Meeting

45th Annual Meeting

November 30 – December 2, 2017
Diplomat Resort & Spa
Hollywood, Florida

Registration opens June 1st, 2017.

Abstract Submission Now Open

Abstract submission is now open for the CSRS 2017 Annual Meeting. The submission deadline is May 2, 11:59 pm central. Please read the instructions and guidelines before submitting.

For the online submission site, click here.

  • President: Darrel S. Brodke, MD President Darrel S. Brodke, MD
  • Annual Program Chair: Louis G. Jenis, MD Annual Program Chair Louis G. Jenis, MD
  • Local Host: Frank J. Eismont, MD Local Host Frank J. Eismont, MD

Program Committee

Louis Jenis, MD, Chair
Nitin N. Bhatia, MD
Erica F. Bisson, MD
Ezequiel Cassinelli, MD
Clinton J. Devin, MD
Mitchell B. Harris, MD
Serena S. Hu, MD
Brian K. Kwon, MD, PhD

Joon Yung Lee, MD
Sheeraz A. Qureshi, MD, MBA
Lee H. Riley, III, MD
P. Bradley Segebarth, MD
Justin Smith, MD, PhD
Leo Spector, MD
Brian W. Su, MD
Clifford B. Tribus, MD

Hans-Ulrich Bueff, MD
Jean-Paul Wolinsky, MD
Christopher P. Ames, MD
W. Ryan Spiker, MD
Addisu Mesfin, MD
Jacob M. Buchowski, MD
Darrel S. Brodke, MD (ex officio)
Michael D. Daubs, MD (ex officio)
Alpesh A. Patel, MD  (ex officio)

Disclosure Website

Program Objectives:

  • Discuss new developments and techniques.
  • Present the results of current cervical spine research data.
  • Foster research concerning the diagnosis and treatment of cervical spine injury and disease.

Who should attend:

The 2017 Annual Meeting is intended for practicing physicians, residents and fellows, both orthopaedic and neurosurgeons who have an interest in cervical spine disorders.

Registration information:

Online registration opens June 1st, 2017.

Annual Meeting, November 30 – December 2, 2017
Included continental breakfasts, lunch, morning and afternoon breaks, and CME credit.

Active Member (dues must be paid before registering): $100.00
Senior, Corresponding or European Members$700.00
Non-Members: $1,100.00
Resident/Fellow, Allied Health: $450.00*

*Letter from Chief of Service or copy of ID required to obtain discounted fee.

Spouse/Guest Registration – $100.00
Includes: Breakfast Thurs – Sat & Thurs evening reception.

Other Education Opportunities:

Instructional Course, November 29
Included continental breakfast, lunch, morning and afternoon breaks, and CME credit.

Active, Senior, Corresponding or European Members: $400.00
Non-Members: $450.00
Resident/Fellow, Allied Health: $350.00*

*Letter from Chief of Service or copy of ID required to obtain discounted fee.


The Diplomat Beach Resort
3555 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood, Florida
Phone: (954) 602-6000

The Diplomat Beach Resort is accepting hotel reservations for the CSRS 2017 Annual Meeting. The CSRS negotiated rate for single/double rooms over the meeting dates is $249 plus tax. This group rate is available November 23 through December 5, 2017. The hotel cut-off date for CSRS blocked rooms is November 3, 2017.

Please note that is not uncommon for the housing block to fill prior to the stated cut-off date. Early reservations are encouraged. Should the room block become full before, or after November 3, reservations will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis.

Please do not book though an outside agency. CSRS has not contracted with any housing bureau or company for room reservations.  Notify us if you are contacted by an independent group or groups for housing.

The Diplomat Resort & Spa was voted a Top Florida Resort by Conde Nast Traveler readers in 2016. The resort, which recently received a $100 million transformation, is tucked into a barrier island between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway in the heart of South Florida.



Hotel Reservations

Travel Infomation:

Air Travel
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
The distance between the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport and the Diplomat Resort is 7.8 miles. Travel time between the destinations is approximately 15 minutes depending on traffic.

Miami International Airport
The distance between the Miami International Airport and the Diplomat Resort is 22 miles. Travel time between the destinations is approximately 30 minutes depending on traffic.